Good morning and happy Friday. WRAP UP!! It’s going to feel like it’s sub-zero for the next 48 hours as the wind whips through Manhattan — so don’t leave anything to chance. Pull on those layers and protect your skin. Don’t worry, by next Friday temperatures will be back up to the mid-50s! Enjoy the ride…

DA Bragg told W42ST this week that there will be justice for Julio Ramirez and John Umberger, both found dead after nights at Hell’s Kitchen gay clubs. One of the victim’s mothers said: “I have concerns over the priorities of the DA’s office”. Read more…

DA Alvin Bragg

There’s a trendy tropical paradise in Hell’s Kitchen (where Reunion used to be). The Friki Tiki, a hot new hangout with beachy beverages and live concerts is set to be a hit with Broadway folks and West Siders. Read more…

Friki Tiki

What we’ve been reading

Municipal workers in NYC could get a hybrid work option. (Gothamist)

Could Manhattan’s casino come with a Ferris wheel to accompany its roulette wheels? (New York Times)

Is Resy a friend or foe to New Yorkers wanting a table at fancy restaurants? (Eater)

New York’s millionaire renters are growing and growing… (New York Post)

Have you Bean to see this new sculpture downtown? (TimeOut)

Freeze Frame

Heart Times Square Valentines

Wondering what you can do to surprise your Valentine this February? How about a trip to Times Square to check out their latest public art installation, Love’s h|Edge. Read more…

Belated birthday wishes to Sharon Pandolfo Perez and Guy Mahasri.